Template talk:PD-old-auto-1923

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I was delighted to discover this template! In the long run, I think we could replace a lot of our existing templates with variants on this one. Would there be any objections if I altered it so that it displays, for example:

"As the author died in 1890, this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 100 years or less."

rather than just:

"This work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 100 years or less."

It'd help make things clear for reusers, I think - as it is, it's not immediately obvious why we've picked 70, 75, 80, etc. Andrew Gray (talk) 11:28, 23 November 2012 (UTC)

✓OK see Template talk:PD/1923. This version did exactly what you speak of by calling {{PD-old- n-1923}} for n in {50, 60, 70, 75, 80, 90, 100} --Gorup (talk) 13:03, 23 November 2012 (UTC)
Interesting! Any idea why it was merged? The comment suggests they were identical, but presumably not. Andrew Gray (talk) 12:52, 25 November 2012 (UTC)